Senior PR Manager

The MSC is seeking an experienced PR practitioner or journalist to join our Global Communications and Marketing Team on an initial four-month fixed term contract, with the opportunity for the successful candidate to apply for a permanent role.

This is an opportunity for candidates to gain experience working for an international organisation that makes a difference. As a global leader in sustainable fishing, and with the need to protect our oceans rising up the public agenda, we’re looking for a skilled communicator to help increase understanding of our work. 

The Senior PR Manager will be responsible for generating news stories and media coverage that takes our story to a broader international audience. They will be able to demonstrate excellence in drafting news releases, working with in-house experts to deliver keynote reports and opinion pieces, co-ordinating global announcements, securing media interest and working with external agencies including media trainers. This will include working on upcoming events/announcements associated with the Our Ocean Conference in Oslo; the publication of the MSC’s annual report; new IPCC research; and the launch of our Ocean Stewardship Fund.

They’ll also support reactive PR efforts, ensuring that we are prepared to respond to issues which may impact our reputation, and responding to international media enquiries.

 

MSC Senior PR Manager (fixed term contract) - job description
Language: English
Date of Issue: 12 September 2019

Who are we?

The MSC is an international non-profit organisation responsible for the world’s most widely used sustainable seafood certification. We’re passionate about changing the way our oceans are fished, ensuring oceans teeming with life and securing seafood supplies for future generations. Our work helps to recognise and reward those committed to producing and sourcing sustainable seafood and supports global efforts to end overfishing. We work with fishing companies, governments, NGOs, retailers and supply chain companies in more than 20 countries. 15% of global seafood catch is now certified to our sustainable seafood standard, with products carrying the blue MSC label available in more than 100 counties.

 

To apply

Please email potential candidates to Recruitment@msc.org

  • A cover letter outlining how your skills, experience and knowledge directly address the responsibilities and requirements detailed in the job specification, and include information on your salary expectations and your right to work in the UK; and
  • A copy of your current CV.

Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF documents with the titles "[your name] cover letter" and "[your name] CV". The subject of your email should read: Senior PR Manager, Global

 

Closing date

To be confirmed - we will interview candidates as they become available

 

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